Certified Criminal Law Specialist

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J. David Markham has been certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a certified criminal law specialist. He is only one of three certified criminal law specialists in Lake and Mendocino counties.

The State Bar of California offers California lawyers the opportunity to become certified in nine areas of law practice, including criminal law. A certified specialist is more than just an attorney who specializes in a particular area of law. In order to be certified as a specialist by the State Bar of California, and attorney must:

  • Pass a written examination in their specialty field;
  • Demonstrate a high level of experience in the specialty field;
  • Fulfill ongoing education requirements; and
  • Be favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with their work.

There are more than 160,000 active members of the California State Bar. J. David Markham is one of 358 attorneys who has been certified as a criminal law specialist by the State Bar of California.

By hiring a certified criminal law specialist, you will be hiring an attorney who has proven his proficiency in the area of criminal law.